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On the lathe, by the lathe: do you have questions? frustrations? tips? This forum is for all the woodturners out there.

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A Video I Stumbled Upon

12-29-2017 09:37 AM by Mark Wilson

When I was 11, 12 years old, I didn’t even know what a lathe, or resin,...

5 12-30-2017 03:56 AM
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What's a Good Site For Inexpensive Carbide Tips for Turning Tools?

12-27-2017 07:47 PM by Kelly

Any of you have some good sites for inexpensive carbide tips for our turning ...

9 12-29-2017 10:35 AM
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Best Lathe for under $1000

12-26-2017 07:34 PM by Manitario

I apologize for this topic; I never wanted to be the guy that posts a “...

21 12-29-2017 02:15 AM
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Shellac - I think I love it!

12-26-2017 11:22 PM by Madrona

I’ve been using Zinsser Seal Coat as a sanding sealer for years and it ...

17 12-28-2017 02:54 AM
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Am I Doing Something Wrong???

12-23-2017 09:26 PM by DMiller

In the last 6 months I have taken up woodturning, and have been loving it. O...

32 12-27-2017 11:40 AM
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12-15-2017 11:30 PM by Rhickman

Hey everyone, So I just picked up my first lathe, its a Craftex CX803. I&#...

15 12-26-2017 08:15 PM
View Karda's profile

pith how much to remove

12-25-2017 02:08 AM by Karda

got a pith question. How big is pith, I have removed an inch or so on either ...

12 12-25-2017 10:22 PM
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Problem Securing Workpiece

12-24-2017 01:22 AM by Jerome

Hello and thanks for reading! My current project is currently on hold....

23 12-25-2017 09:37 PM
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Sea Grape wood

07-22-2013 01:22 AM by coachmancuso

I just got back from vacation on Treasure Island Fl. and we where going to th...

6 12-25-2017 12:18 AM
View Karda's profile

turning speed

12-17-2017 08:02 AM by Karda

I am turning nice piece of dried cherry but am getting a lot of tear out and...

18 12-22-2017 01:54 AM
View DHapp's profile

Kokeshi doll

12-20-2017 05:30 PM by DHapp

Not sure if you have seen these dolls before. I gave one to my daughter year...

6 12-21-2017 02:04 PM
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Router Woes

12-14-2017 03:35 PM by eyflfla

Hi, so I make mazes. I really like carving them into wood. In my teen years...

12 12-20-2017 03:48 AM
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olive wood lumber for cane blanks

10-03-2017 05:27 PM by 1woodnoob

Hello everyone,Is it possible or is it a good idea to use an olive wood lumbe...

2 12-20-2017 12:30 AM
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Turned aged cedar cup

12-18-2017 10:22 AM by LKaan

Hello everyone, I’m LKaan. I’m very new to wood turning...

15 12-20-2017 12:23 AM
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Sharpening lathe tools with a belt sander?

10-02-2017 01:55 AM by landryj88

Hello, So first off thanks for any advise in advance and also I know the firs...

8 12-19-2017 09:48 PM
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Which CA glue for natural edges?

12-18-2017 12:06 PM by David Smith

I’m new to woodturning after 4+ decades of being a “square woodwo...

9 12-19-2017 09:44 PM
View David Smith's profile

Questions about where to put my new Nova 1624 lathe

09-24-2017 01:49 PM by David Smith

I just bought a Nova 1624 lathe from Woodcraft in OKC and will be picking it ...

39 12-17-2017 10:13 PM
View telrite's profile

Vacuum adapter

12-17-2017 05:54 PM by telrite

So I phoned JT Tools and was told they no longer make the vacuum adapter for ...

0 12-17-2017 05:54 PM
View Shaun's profile

Clogged/White Pits in Walnut and Purple Heart

11-20-2017 02:29 AM by Shaun

Hi Everyone I’ve been pen turning for the last 5 months or so. I thi...

11 12-16-2017 07:28 PM
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CA crack filling

12-13-2017 10:50 PM by Karda

Hi I am rough turning a maple bowl that has developed some cracks. The wood h...

17 12-15-2017 12:15 AM

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